Erectile Dysfunction FAQs
Answers from Board-Certified Urologists
The expertly trained urologists at Louisiana Healthcare Associates have provided this list of frequently asked questions to help patients better understand ED symptoms and treatment options. If you suspect you may be experiencing symptoms of ED or have more questions, call our urology office in Covington, LA at (985) 892-6811 to schedule an appointment with our highly experienced urologists.
What Is Erectile Dysfunction (ED)?
Erectile dysfunction, or male impotence, is the inability to get or keep an erection to have successful intercourse.
What Causes ED?
Several factors can cause erectile dysfunction including age, weight management issues, medications, or current medical conditions that you may be dealing with.
What Are Treatment Options for ED?
There are a number of treatment options available including medications, injections, and procedures. Dr. Sleeper and Dr. Purohit specializes in COREWAVE therapy to help with ED.
Are These Treatment Options the Same for All Men?
Almost all men that suffer from ED are eligible for all of these types of treatment. However, if you suffer from a cardiac disease or have a family history of heart disease, we strongly recommend consulting with your doctor before taking any medication or having any procedures.
What Issues Can I Expect After the Procedure?
You could experience soreness in the affected region for a few days after the procedure. The recovery time can last approximately one month.
Who Can I Contact With General Questions About the Procedures?
You will be provided with a procedure coordinator who will provide you with information about scheduling, insurance, and notes for preparation and recovery, including a list of any products you may want to purchase before the procedure.
Schedule an Appointment
If you are experiencing symptoms of ED it may be time to consult with a specialist. The highly trained urologists at Louisiana Healthcare Associates have extensive experience diagnosing and treating ED. They will take the time to fully evaluate your symptoms in order to determine the treatment option that is right for you. Call (985) 892-6811 to request an appointment at our office in Covington, LA today!